Pidha | Low chair
Location: Atari, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Glass (Mirror), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Pidha is a low chair raised up on four legs, with or without armrests and an upright back. The seat of a pidha is generally woven using cotton straps or ropes and the backrest is usually ornamented with carved panels.